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First Dental Visit

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6 Dec 2016 - General
 

Many times, I have patients in the clinic that are in their 20s and it is the first time they have visited a dental clinic. Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential for a healthy body and the initial step starts with the dental visit. In ideal cases, the first visit of a child to a dental clinic should be at the age of 1 year, at his/her first birthday. An early dental visit allows the dentist to take preventive measures that can reduce the incidence of severe problems at later age. Moreover, every individual should visit the dentist at least once in six months so that the dentist can identify any oral problem at an initial stage.

Unfortunately, not everyone knows that they need to have a regular dental checkup Even if you take excellent care of your teeth and gums at home. Scheduling dental visits really should be based upon each person's oral hygiene, habits and medical conditions. A check-up allows your dentist to see if you have any dental problems and helps you keep your mouth healthy. Leaving problems untreated could make them more difficult to treat in the future, so it's best to deal with problems early, o...
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Shunjie Chua I agree that dental care should be made more affordable. However, in my experience I have noticed that preventive steps cost very less when compared to the aggressive treatment procedures. Theekshana Abayawickrama Definitely, regular dental visits at the interval of 6 months are important. ...
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